Volker explains what Russia seeks to achieve by occupying Ukrainian territories The international community has only one option to restrain Russian aggression, which is to help Ukraine, Volker stresses.
10:20, 19 February 2020
Ukraine urges U.S. to appoint new special envoy – FM Prystaiko The minister said such a person should know in detail what was going on in the region.
16:36, 16 December 2019
Volker didn't link Burisma probe with Biden, hold on Ukraine military aid with inquiries Volker said he viewed the hold on military aid to Ukraine as a U.S. policy problem.
11:09, 20 November 2019
Volker's ex-deputy speaks of Trump's embargo on statement regarding Kerch Strait incident Anderson confirmed Russia's act "was an overt escalation".
11:00, 12 November 2019
CNN: Diplomat says he told Ukraine that aid was conditioned on announcing investigation in new testimony Sondland testified that it would be "improper" for Giuliani to push the Ukrainians to investigate Biden or get involved in the 2020 election.
09:00, 06 November 2019
Bloomberg: White House chose trio to conduct Ukraine policy, Congress told George Kent, a deputy assistant secretary of State, referred to the trio as the "three amigos."
12:20, 16 October 2019
Kurt Volker steps down as executive director of McCain Institute for International Leadership Volker had been working with Cindy McCain, Arizona State University and the McCain Institute's first rate team of trustees and staff for the past seven and a half years.
21:46, 07 October 2019
Ex-CIA officer may replace Volker as special envoy to Ukraine – media Kostiw, 72, worked as a case officer for the CIA for about 10 years, but he left it in the early 1980s after an incident.
15:40, 05 October 2019
Reuters: U.S. diplomat thought it was 'crazy' to withhold Ukraine aid Trump froze nearly $400 million in U.S. military assistance to Ukraine shortly before speaking to Zelensky, prompting accusations from Democrats that he had misused U.S. foreign policy for personal gain.
12:50, 04 October 2019
Ex-envoy Volker at Congress testimony: Former Ukrainian prosecutor Lutsenko not credible source Volker raised concerns to Giuliani about the credibility of his sources.
11:59, 04 October 2019
Former U.S. special envoy for Ukraine plans to appear before House committees this week – CNN His appearance before the Intelligence, Oversight and Reform and Foreign Affairs committees was announced just hours before the news broke Friday evening that he had resigned.
14:09, 02 October 2019
Ukraine's ex-FM Klimkin: Kurt Volker is first not political but real loss Volker resigned one day after the release of a whistleblower report alleging a coverup by the White House of a call between President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart.
15:25, 28 September 2019
Sources: Special envoy to Ukraine resigns one day after whistleblower report released: CNN Volker was appointed by Rex Tillerson, the former secretary of state, on July 7, 2017.
05:35, 28 September 2019
Volker: I don't think we would have learned anything new from MH17 suspect According to Volker, it was important for Ukraine to release its prisoners from Russia.
12:22, 16 September 2019
Volker: "Steinmeier formula" may be applied only after free elections in Donbas According to Volker, it is necessary to have a free and fair, and secure environment in order to have free and fair elections.
11:08, 16 September 2019
Ukraine's Foreign Minister rejects idea of full amnesty for Donbas militants The top diplomat recalled that in 2015, the Verkhovna Rada passed the amnesty law that never provided for full amnesty.
12:00, 15 September 2019
Volker: Free, transparent elections in occupied Donbas can only take place in safe environment Volker stresses Russia has not displayed yet any political will to put an end to the conflict.
22:04, 14 September 2019
Volker hopes Ukraine-Russia prisoner swap momentum for ceasefire, full Minsk implementation Volker hopes it builds momentum for further prisoner exchanges.
22:27, 07 September 2019
Volker says U.S. expects promised reforms from Zelensky before his visit to Washington The date of the visit has not yet been determined, the diplomat said.
23:57, 26 August 2019
U.S. would join Ukraine settlement talks, if needed – Volker Volker was commenting on a proposal by Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelensky that the Normandy Four group, which now comprises Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, be expanded to include the U.S. and the United Kingdom.
18:30, 23 August 2019